A earthquake magnitude 6.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 220 km SSE of Katabu, Indonesia (137 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000bi4p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bi4p. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 627.33 km (390 miles). Exact location of event, depth 627.33 km, 123.4927° East, -6.6704° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/08/20 / 2020-08-21 04:09:52 / August 21, 2020 @ 4:09 am. The temblor was picked up at 04:09:52 / 4:09 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 220 km SSE of Katabu, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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